The Canadian War Museum is Canada’s national museum of military history, and offers a wide range of meaningful learning opportunities for students from kindergarten through senior high school. Programs are designed to help students discover how war has affected them and their country, and support Ontario and Quebec curricula in the areas of history, geography, language, the visual arts and social studies.
“Excellent program! Hats off to our animator. Kept twenty nine 15 year olds very interested and focused for over an hour and a half. Thank you.”
-Gisèle Girouard, Grade 10 teacher, Regiopolis Notre Dame Catholic High School
- Conflict and Remembrance (Kindergarten to Grade 6; Kindergarten to Cycle 3)
- Wars on Our Soil (Grades 6 to 8; Cycle 3 to Secondary 2)
- The Twentieth Century (Grades 7 to 12; Cycle 3 to Secondary 5)
- For Crown and Country: Canada and the First World War
- Forged in Fire: Canada and the Second World War
- The Propaganda of War
- The Military History Research Centre (Grades 10 to 12; Secondary 4 and 5)
- Lest We Forget (Grades 8 to 12; Secondary 1 to 5)
- Witness to History (All Grades)
- Group Orientation Programs (All Grades)
- Guided Tours (Intermediate and Secondary)
- Gallery Activity Sheets (Intermediate)
- The Colonel Douglas H. Gunter History Award (Grade 12; Secondary 5)
The School Access Program is supported by the Cowan Foundation, and MBNA Canada Bank.
The Youth Education Fund is supported by funds raised at the Museums’ Valentine’s Gala. Thank you to our 2011 Gala Sponsors: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Compass Group Canada, Mediaplus Advertising, Odgers Berndtson Ottawa Inc., National Printers, Ottawa Flowers, CTV Ottawa, the Ottawa Citizen, LeDroit, RockDétente and EZRock.